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Issue : PJ February 2015 online

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  • Videx warning Subscription

    20 FEB 2015 14:37

    The summary of product characteristics for Videx (didanosine; Bristol-Myers Squibb) now warns that while effective viral suppression with antiretroviral therapy has been proven to substantially reduce the risk of sexual transmission of HIV, a residual risk cannot be excluded. It recommends precautions to prevent transmission should be taken in accordance with national guidelines.

  • Sue Sharpe, chief executive of the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee, said that a national pharmacy minor ailment scheme would take people away from general practice appointments who do not need them.

    UK minor ailments scheme is a ‘no brainer’, says PSNC’s Sue Sharpe Subscription

    20 FEB 2015 11:26 By Emma Page

    Delegates attending the Sigma conference in Aamby Valley City, India — including community pharmacists, pharmacy owners and manufactures — want to see a national minor ailments scheme for the UK.

  • Tuesday 10 March: RPS Faculty webinar Subscription

    19 FEB 2015 15:10

    Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) Faculty webinar, ‘Why join Faculty?’. Your introduction to the Faculty and how to access the resources and tools. Find out what the Faculty is, how it fits and benefits your professional development and recognition. Start your Faculty journey. Online 1–2pm. Find out more information and register and access the webinar via the RPS website.

  • Neal Patel, head of corporate communications of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS)

    RPS to consult pharmacists over proposals to decriminalise dispensing errors Subscription

    17 FEB 2015 14:48 By Stephen Robinson

    As the government proposes the decriminalisation of dispensing errors, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s head of corporate communications, Neal Patel, tells Stephen Robinson how the Society will canvas the profession’s views.

  • The publishing division of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS), the Pharmaceutical Press (PhP), will donate around 5,500 copies of its titles to charities working overseas

    RPS donates 5,000 books to charity Subscription

    16 FEB 2015 16:37 By Stephen Robinson

    Publishing division to supply overstocked titles to charities providing overseas aid and encourages Society members to donate used copies.

  • Boots will contribute half of the cost of membership to the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) Faculty and any assessment fees in 2015–2016

    Boots to pay 50% of RPS Faculty membership costs for staff Subscription

    16 FEB 2015 12:03 By Stephen Robinson

    Boots tells staff it will cover 50% of the cost of joining the RPS Faculty in 2015–2016, as well as continuing its existing RPS membership subsidy.

  • Drug driving law change Subscription

    16 FEB 2015 12:01

    10 February 2015: BBC Radio Five Live and BBC Radio London reported on the upcoming change in the law concerning drug driving, which comes into force on 2 March 2015.

  • Tuesday 24 February: Cheshire Subscription

    16 FEB 2015 11:59

    Local practice forum event, ‘Rheumatology’. The Blue Cap, Chester Road, Sandiway, Northwich CW8 2DN. Event 8pm, buffet 7.15pm. Booking not essential.

  • How to dress so you look professional, presentable and approachable in a pharmacy

    Look sharp! How to dress so you look professional, presentable and approachable in a pharmacy Subscription

    13 FEB 2015 15:01 By Saša Jankovic

    Do you need to wear a white coat to be taken seriously? Sasa Jankovic finds out that it is attitude more than appearance that influences customers’ perceptions of you.

  • Scientists have developed a method for using data from functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to shed light on how central nervous system drugs cause changes in brain activity

    Researchers show how MRI data can help predict drug efficacy Subscription

    12 FEB 2015 17:24 By Andrea Chipman

    Scientists have developed a method for using data from functional magnetic resonance imaging to shed light on how central nervous system drugs cause changes in brain activity.

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